Best Teachers' Test Preparation for the Georgia GACE Basic Skills Test

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Research & Education Association, 2009 - Study Aids - 326 pages
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GACE Basic Skills Test Prep Puts Georgia Teachers in a Class of Their Own!   First Edition! REA’s new test prep for the GACE (Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Educators) Basic Skills (200, 201, 202) exam helps teacher candidates get one step closer to teaching in a Georgia classroom.     Written by educators who are experts on the content of Georgia’s GACE Basic Skills exam, our test prep features every type of question in every subject area that can be expected on the actual GACE. The comprehensive review covers all the necessary skills in each of the three subject areas of the GACE Basic Skills exam: Reading, Mathematics, and Writing. The book contains two full-length practice tests with detailed explanations for every answer, test-taking strategies, a custom study schedule, and more!

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About the Authors Dr. Susan Franks, the coauthor of the reading section of this test preparation book, has a distinguished career as an Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education in the Department of Teaching and Learning at Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia. Dr. Franks earned her Ed.D. from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Elementary Education with a specialty in Curriculum and Instruction. Dr. Franks is a frequent presenter at national and international conferences. She has an ongoing program of consultant work with classroom teachers.In her early career, Dr. Franks played a major role in the development and implementation of a formal, written K?8 curriculum for the Choctaw Tribal School District, Choctaw, Mississippi. Dr. Judith F. Robbins, coauthor of the GACE Basic Skills reading section, enjoys a long-term career as an Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education at the College of Education at Georgia Southern University where she conducts courses in Language Arts, with the additional focus on Lab School participation by student teachers. In addition, Dr. Robbins is a faculty member at the Center for Excellence in Teaching at Georgia Southern University. The center is a uniquely faculty-driven institution that is dedicated to the inspiration and advancement of outstanding and innovative teachers. Her Ph.D. was earned at Florida State University with a major in Reading and Language Arts. Dr. Robbins is frequently invited to be a presenter at national and international conferences. Drs. Franks and Robbins collaborate often on programs and publications for teachers. Dr. Dana Sparkman, author of the mathematics portion of this book, has devoted her career to the education of teachers. Dr. Sparkman earned her Ph.D., with a major in Elementary Education, from the University of Alabama. As an Assistant Professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning at Georgia Southern University, Dr. Sparkman teaches a full range of mathematics courses for future teachers. She is a current member of the Georgia Council of Teachers of Mathematics, and the Georgia Educational Research Association. Dr. Sparkman often presents papers at international and national conferences. Dr. Kymberly A. Harris, author of the writing portion of this book, earned her Ph.D. with a special emphasis on Interdisciplinary Education, at the University of Alabama. She is also a member of the Teaching and Learning Department at Georgia Southern University where she teaches, among others, the Practicum and Field Study courses. Dr. Harris is a frequent presenter at national and international conferences.

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